Ikebana
Time: ADVANCED :  9:30am—10:30am / BASIC :  10:30am—11:30pm
Instructor: Yumiko Kikkawa
8 Fridays / Oak Room
Winter 2015:     January 9 – February 27
Spring  2015:     March 13 – May 1
Summer 2015:     June 5 – July 24
Fee: $72 Arboretum members / $87 non-members (includes Arboretum admission), $40 materials fee ($5 per class) payable to the instructor
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
Learn about Japanese cultural traditions in these popular workshops with Yumiko Kikkawa while practicing the techniques of Moribana, Heika and landscape arrangement. Individual instruction is given to beginning through advanced students.

Art Workshop
8 Mondays, 9:30-11:30am, Oak Room
December 8 – January 26, 2015
February 2 – March 23, 2015
March 30 – May 18
$40 members / $45 non-members (includes Arboretum Admission)
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
This is a self-directed workshop (no official instructor) that provides a supportive, encouraging environment for those who wish to pursue their artistic endeavors in watercolor, graphite, pastels, etc. Both beginning and experienced artists are welcome. It is a wonderful opportunity to develop at your own speed in your own media while being in the company of those with like interests.

Botanical Art – Monthly Workshops
4 Tuesdays per session per month
10am-2pm (includes lunch break) / Oak Room
Instructor – Cristina  Baltayian
$275 Arboretum members per month / $295 non-members per month (includes Arboretum Admission)
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
January 6, 13, 20, 27 –     2015
February 3, 10, 17, 24      Feb 10 in Bamboo Room
March 3, 10, 17, 24         Mar 10 in Bamboo Room
April 7, 14, 21, 28         April 7 in Bamboo Room
May 5, 12, 19, 26
June 2, 9, 16, 23
These classes will be exploring color pencil, graphite, pen and ink, and watercolor on various papers, vellum and other surfaces. The emphasis will be on plant observation, drawing, composition, color theory and    matching, and medium techniques. In conjunction with the Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California, students will be studying and portraying many of the Arboretum plant introductions from the last 50 years. The goal is to build a collection of paintings that will celebrate and document the invaluable contribution of the Los Angeles Arboretum to the state of California.

Garden Night Photogtraphy
Saturdays – 7:30pm – 10:00pm
March 21, April 4, May 16, June 13
Instructor – Frank McDonough
$30 members / $35 non-members
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
Night offers unique photographic opportunities in the garden so come join us for this special session. Share your night photography techniques with other photographers. Special emphasis will be placed on the ‘Painting with Light’ technique, so bring your ‘big gun’ flashlights.

Design and Composition: Photography, painting and other visual arts
Saturday, May 16
Robert Tager
9:00am – 12:00pm / Palm Room
$25 members / $30 non-members
Call 626.821.4623 to register or pay at the class
Whether you use a DSLR, point and shoot, smart phone or film camera, this class will help you to compose photographs in nature or still life with the goal of finished photographic prints, digital images or references for paintings and other art media.

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